Walker County Animal Shelter to Provide Toys to Children in Need & Good Homes for Shelter Pets

The front of the Walker County Animal Shelter. The building is made up of a green painted exterior with pictures of dogs and cats on the windows.

Chickamauga, GA (July 14, 2022) The Walker County Animal Shelter plans to combat the dog days of summer by celebrating Christmas in July next weekend. The shelter will host a special adopt-a-thon event July 22-24 in an effort to find good homes for as many pets as possible. During the event, the shelter will waive … Continue reading Walker County Animal Shelter to Provide Toys to Children in Need & Good Homes for Shelter Pets

Two Arrested in Animal Cruelty Case in Walker County

Owensby and McDonald - arrested in Walker County

Rossville, GA - Two people stand accused of animal cruelty following the discovery of a hoarding case over the weekend in north Walker County. A deputy with the Walker County Sheriff’s Office made the find while looking for a suspect at 1906 Blossom Road on an unrelated case Saturday. While searching the residence, the deputy … Continue reading Two Arrested in Animal Cruelty Case in Walker County

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 6-9-22

The following occurred at this meeting: Presentation on the Animal Shelter Resolution to call for a referendum on distilled spirits Resolutions to appoint library board members SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to watch this meeting. http://walkercountyga.gov/tag/podcast/feed

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 5-26-22

The following occurred at this meeting: Presentation on the creation of a County Manager position Consideration of accepting private roads from the Heritage Row subdivision as county roads DFCS Local Advisory Board appointments Zoning requests SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to watch this meeting. http://walkercountyga.gov/tag/podcast/feed  

Walker County Animal Shelter to Hold Second Free Vaccination Clinic on April 30th

Animal Shelter Director, Emily Sadler explaining microchipping.

Chickamauga, GA - The Walker County Animal Shelter will hold an additional free pet vaccination clinic on Saturday, April 30th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. In order to encourage pet parents to keep their pets up to date on vaccinations, Petco Love has provided free pet vaccines to the Walker County Animal Shelter for … Continue reading Walker County Animal Shelter to Hold Second Free Vaccination Clinic on April 30th

Walker County Animal Shelter Partners with Petco Love to “Give Pets Their Best Shot” on April 9

Flyer of free pet vaccines

Chickamauga, GA - The Walker County Animal Shelter is partnering with national nonprofit Petco Love to give pets their best shot for a healthy life by hosting a free pet vaccine event on April 9th. In order to encourage pet parents to keep their pets up to date on vaccinations, Petco Love will provide free … Continue reading Walker County Animal Shelter Partners with Petco Love to “Give Pets Their Best Shot” on April 9

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 3-10-22

The following occurred at this meeting: -Adoption of the 2021 International Property Maintenance Code -Surplussing equipment from the District Attorney and Public Works Department -DFACS Board appointment -Discussion on Consolidating the Animal Control and Animal Shelter Departments -February 2022 department statistics The Joint Comprehensive Plan and the update to the landfill rate schedule were tabled … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 3-10-22

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 1-27-22

The following occurred at this meeting: -A Public Hearing on the Joint Comprehensive Plan for 2022-2032 -A Public Hearing on exempting farm wineries from certain regulations in the county's alcohol code -Public Hearings on requests from the Planning Commission -Resolutions to appoint a chair to the Alcoholic Beverage Commission and an alternate to the Animal … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 1-27-22

Four Walker County Government Offices Now Accept Credit Card and Digital Wallet Forms of Payment

Glass at planning office

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Government recently enhanced the number of payment options available at several departments. The county installed PayLo payment processing devices at the Animal Shelter, Mountain Cove Farms Resort, Landfill and Planning Office. The devices enable Walker County to keep pace with current payment processing trends. In addition to accepting MasterCard, Visa, … Continue reading Four Walker County Government Offices Now Accept Credit Card and Digital Wallet Forms of Payment